Death notices, Dec. 20, 2012
■ Robert Montgomery Little, 87, Clifton, died Dec. 17, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be held at a later date in Arvada.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret; one son, Thomas of Clifton; and three grandchildren.
■ Joachim Thomas Mills, 55, Fruita, died Dec. 16. 2012, at Family Health West Nursing Home.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Mesa Funeral Service. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.
Survivors include three daughters, Melissa Elizabeth Mills and Hannah Lisa Mills, both of Grand Junction, and Annelisa Marie Mills of San Diego; one brother, Gerd Wrede of Irxleben, Germany; and two sisters, Ruth Ann Vaeth of Colorado Springs and Evelyn Rosemarie Keene of Lee’s Summit, Mo.
■ Charles “Chuck” Peterson, 59, Loma, died Dec. 15, 2012, at home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Monument View Bible Church in Fruita. Burial will follow at New Elmwood Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Charles “C.W.” of Loma; two sisters, Sis Wilkinson of Fruita and Waunda Irvin of Rawlins, Wyo.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the family in care of Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
■ Robert Tyrone “Tye” Simpson, 67, Grand Junction, died Dec. 18, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Martin Mortuary.
Mr. Simpson was an entrepreneur and business owner.
Survivors include his wife, Nina; one son, Aaron Simpson of Grand Junction; three daughters, Stephanie Mawdsley of Grand Junction; Jenifer Nelson of Zurich, Switzerland and Katherine Simpson of Denver; four brothers, Lincoln and John J., both of Whitewater, Gary of Blanding, Utah, and Danny of Moab, Utah; two sisters, Ann Alderman of Whitewater and Bonnie Wiggins of Moab; and three grandchildren.
■ Albert Peter Spanheimer, 82, Fruita, died Dec. 15, 2012, at Family Health West Nursing Home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Survivors include one son, Dale of Payson, Utah; and five grandchildren.
■ Harry Wert, 87, Grand Junction, died Dec. 13. 2012, at Mesa Manor Care and Rehabilitation Center.
Survivors include his wifes, Nadine; five sons, Leon of Big Spring, Texas, Thomas, Rodger, Bill and Doug, all of Grand Junction; two daughters, Crystal Wert and Wanda Buss, both of Grand Junction; one brother, Bob, of Modesto, Calif.; one sister, Evelyn Welch of Modesto; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.